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Offline dandi

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What are your favorite sounds?
« on: February 14, 2011, 03:49:21 PM »
With only one exception (smell), nothing triggers memories and emotions quite like sound.  What are your favorites?

Mine:

The "whistle" on a turbo that is spooling up.

A full throttle Hemi engine (old ones, not the new).

Loud guitars.

And many more....

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Re: What are your favorite sounds?
« Reply #1 on: February 14, 2011, 04:15:13 PM »
With only one exception (smell), nothing triggers memories and emotions quite like sound.  What are your favorites?

Mine:

The "whistle" on a turbo that is spooling up.

A full throttle Hemi engine (old ones, not the new).

Loud guitars.

And many more....

 :-)

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Re: What are your favorite sounds?
« Reply #2 on: February 14, 2011, 04:45:35 PM »
Favorite sounds?

A woman saying "Do me............NOW".     :afro:

The sound delayed crack of the baseball bat when a home run is hit.

The bubbling sound of a warm comfortable jacuzzi.

The roar of the crowd when your favorite football team comes out of the tunnel.

The Texas Longhorns football fight song:  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cTUJSEFKSBE

ALL the sounds of Defender video game; yes, I'm old school.

I have some more but I better keep it G-rated.
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Re: What are your favorite sounds?
« Reply #3 on: February 14, 2011, 04:47:28 PM »
heartbeat
Beethoven's ninth
Native American flute
The sound the Mad Rollin' Dolls' roller skates make
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Re: What are your favorite sounds?
« Reply #4 on: February 14, 2011, 05:01:58 PM »
A good guitar solo in a heavy metal song (and good hard rock and heavy metal music in general)
A cat's purring
A fire in a fireplace
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Re: What are your favorite sounds?
« Reply #5 on: February 14, 2011, 05:10:33 PM »
The sounds of chainsaw's, bonfires , waterfalls and high explosives.

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Re: What are your favorite sounds?
« Reply #6 on: February 14, 2011, 09:25:52 PM »
65-67 VW Bug humming down the road.  68 Firebird gassing it at the stoplight.

The sound of crunching leaves under my feet, and the sound of the ocean and nothing else.

 My dog whining his happy whine when I come home after a long day, or when I oversleep and he wants breakfast, and when I go to bed, the sound of his sigh, and snore beside my bed.

The perfect "thump" of a home cooked loaf of bread, and of course, the sizzle of bacon. 

As far as music goes, the first chords of any Pink Floyd song.  Takes me back to a different place, with each song, but memorable nonetheless. 

Oh yeah, and my HS's fight song.  Back to the bleachers every time. 
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Re: What are your favorite sounds?
« Reply #7 on: February 18, 2011, 06:35:03 PM »
in the middle of a quite night................that far off train whistle. sounds so lonely   

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Re: What are your favorite sounds?
« Reply #8 on: February 18, 2011, 06:38:02 PM »
in the middle of a quite night................that far off train whistle. sounds so lonely   

I thought you were going to say something about a woman screaming your name. :)

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Re: What are your favorite sounds?
« Reply #9 on: February 18, 2011, 06:53:29 PM »
in the middle of a quite night................that far off train whistle. sounds so lonely   

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Re: What are your favorite sounds?
« Reply #10 on: February 18, 2011, 07:28:25 PM »
I thought you were going to say something about a woman screaming your name. :)

this is after that
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Re: What are your favorite sounds?
« Reply #11 on: February 18, 2011, 07:39:58 PM »
also storms passing thru - the rain is therapeutic   

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Re: What are your favorite sounds?
« Reply #12 on: February 18, 2011, 08:29:59 PM »
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For less defined, but still powerful, yet subdued sounds:

1. The whistle and the engine of a distant train, in the wee hours.
2.  My dog's gentle snore.
3.  Mrs E's viola when she plays a Bach sonata.
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Re: What are your favorite sounds?
« Reply #13 on: February 18, 2011, 08:47:45 PM »
The crack of thunder and subsequent rain pattering down
Waterfalls
Birds chirping
Cats purring
Grandson babbling, and then the sound of silence as he sleeps
Most any sort of music with the exception of heavy metal and especially loathesome, rap and hip hop
Nothing else I could describe without getting in trouble :naughty:
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Re: What are your favorite sounds?
« Reply #14 on: February 19, 2011, 06:38:30 PM »
in the middle of a quite night................that far off train whistle. sounds so lonely   
This.  I can barely hear the train that runs by the interstate, but it's there. 
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Re: What are your favorite sounds?
« Reply #15 on: February 19, 2011, 07:07:04 PM »
The rumble of thunder, and the Fox NFL Sunday theme.

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Re: What are your favorite sounds?
« Reply #16 on: February 19, 2011, 08:26:19 PM »
The rumble of thunder, and the Fox NFL Sunday theme.

You have that as your ringtone, don'tcha?
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Re: What are your favorite sounds?
« Reply #17 on: February 19, 2011, 09:19:16 PM »


the launch

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Re: What are your favorite sounds?
« Reply #18 on: February 19, 2011, 09:27:40 PM »
A purring cat
Rain on the roof
Crashing waves
The crackle of a fire

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Re: What are your favorite sounds?
« Reply #19 on: February 19, 2011, 10:23:49 PM »
You have that as your ringtone, don'tcha?

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Re: What are your favorite sounds?
« Reply #20 on: February 20, 2011, 05:33:41 PM »
You have that as your ringtone, don'tcha?

Nope.  :tongue:

It's the "Monday Night Football" tone.

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Re: What are your favorite sounds?
« Reply #21 on: February 20, 2011, 08:15:30 PM »
Nope.  :tongue:

It's the "Monday Night Football" tone.

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Close enough!  LOL!
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Re: What are your favorite sounds?
« Reply #22 on: February 21, 2011, 08:18:02 AM »
in the middle of a quite night................that far off train whistle. sounds so lonely   

Oops, I missed this one. Very definitely a favorite sound, especially in the very early morning.
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Re: What are your favorite sounds?
« Reply #23 on: February 22, 2011, 12:50:03 AM »
I like the train whistle too.  Very melancholy sound.

Also:
The mockingbird singing in the springtime.
The sizzling sound that a piece of meat, chicken or fish makes when it hits a hot pan on the stove.
The bell going off as the gates spring open at the beginning of a horse race.
Heavy metal guitar solos.
A cat purring.
The "Mystery Science Theater 3000" theme song.
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